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The Idiot

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Just two years after completing the crime and punishment, Dostoevsky produced a second novel with a very different man at his center. In Idiot, saint Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from a Swiss sanatorio and finds himself a stranger in a society obsessed with wealth, power, and sexual conquest. Soon he gets caught up in a love triangle with a well-known woman, Nastasya, and a pretty Aglaya girl.

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